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Request URI: /

Methods: GET, POST

POST fcr:backup Initiate a (consistent) backup of the repository

You may include a backup directory in the body of the POST request. If you do not specify a directory, the backup will be stored in a temporary directory on the server (which will be returned in the response body). As yet, there is not a REST API method for retrieving the content of the backup.

 

Example:

curl -X POST "http://localhost:8080/rest/fcr:backup"

 

Response:

Status: 200 OK

Body:
/tmp/fcrepo4-data/path/to/backup/directory


Example 2: Including a destination directory

curl -X POST -d /path/to/backup/destination "http://localhost:8080/rest/fcr:backup"

 

Response:

Status: 200 OK

 

 

Status:

200 OK

 


POST fcr:restore Replace repository content with data from a backup directory

 

Example:  

curl -X POST --data-binary "/tmp/fcrepo4-data/path/to/backup/directory" "http://localhost:8080/rest/fcr:restore"

 

Response:

Status: 204 No Content

 

Status:

204 Backup restored

500 Error restoring backup

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